It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of David Wendell McKinney on June 11, 2021 at Pine Grove Nursing Home with family by his side. He was born in Summerhill, Queens County, New Brunswick on September 24, 1935. David was the son of the late George and Margaret (Russell) McKinney.
David spent his 34 year career working for NB Tel. In his spare time he enjoyed farming at his home in Maugerville where he ran McKinney’s U-pick with his wife and family for over 40 years. One of David’s favorite hobbies was Genealogy and he was a member of the Base Gagetown Historical Society.
In addition to his wife Ruth (Hall), David is survived by his daughters Mary McKinney Webb (Shawn) of Minot, Maine, Catherine McKinney of Maugerville and Sandra McKinney of Scarborough, Maine; two grandsons, Alexander and Aidan Webb of Minot, Maine; sister in law Dorothy McKinney of Sussex, NB and several nieces and nephews.
David is predeceased by his brothers Machum and Russell as well his sister in law Chloe McKinney.
The family would like to thank the entire staff of Pine Grove Nursing Home for their excellent care and compassion they showed David during his time with them.
A memorial service will be held at the Oromocto Funeral Home on Saturday, August 14th, 2021 at 11:00am. A burial will follow at the Maugerville Baptist Cemetery. A reception will take place at the family home from 1:00pm - 4:00pm, those who wish to attend are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pine Grove Foundation, Parkinsons Society, or a charity of donor’s choice.